Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/luxtus

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This Proto-Celtic entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-CelticEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unknown. Possibly borrowed from a non-Indo-European language.

NounEdit

*luxtus m[1]

  1. contents
  2. people, crowd

DeclensionEdit

Masculine/feminine u-stem
singular dual plural
nominative *luxtus *luxtū *luxtowes
vocative *luxtu *luxtū *luxtūs
accusative *luxtum *luxtū *luxtums
genitive *luxtous *luxtous *luxtowom
dative *luxtou *luxtubom *luxtubos
instrumental *luxtū *luxtubim *luxtubis

DescendantsEdit

  • Brythonic:
    • Old Breton: loit
    • Old Cornish: leid
    • Old Welsh: luidt, luith
  • Old Irish: lucht
  • Gaulish: luxtus

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 251